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SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak

SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, seeking some of his much-vaunted “openness and transparency”. ~~~~~ Cllr. Steve SIDDONS – Leader – Scarborough Borough [...]

June 30, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The ICO Quartet

The ICO Quartet an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying and expanding upon last weeks’ article regarding ICO data protection registration (or not, as the case seems to be). ~~~~~ In my article of Friday 8th February 2019, [...]

February 12, 2019 District, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Ryedale District Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Fiddling with the ICO

 SBC: Fiddling with the ICO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting yet another potentially criminal cock-up by our least-favourite public body. ~~~~~ One may learn a great deal about Scarborough Borough Council simply by examining the [...]

February 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter to the Editor “Telling It Like It Is” ( 10/04/18), in which he highlighted the lack of transparency inherent in [...]

April 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Deems’ ALL Enquirer Contributors ‘HARASSERS’

Continuing the thread of correspondence between North Yorks Enquirer crime reporter Tim HICKS and the Leader of Scarborough Borough Council Councillor Derek BASTIMAN over the refusal of SBC to respond to FOI requests from contributors to the NYE, it now [...]

March 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council


CORRECTIONS/APOLOGIES Yesterday, Sunday 5th November 2017, the North Yorks Enquirer published an article of mine addressing the fact that s.17 of the Data Protection Act 1998 requires (inter alia) Councillors at all levels of Local Government (and MPs) to ‘notify’ [...]

November 6, 2017 Misc

SBC Legal Attempts Enquirer Smear

SBC Legal Attempts Enquirer Smear an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on those questionable ‘Dispensations’ and the way in which SBC has used its response to a Freedom of Information request to attempt to smear me – [...]

July 28, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Who Voted For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

December 22, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Not Feeling Yourself?

York City Council have been responding strangely to a number of Freedom Of Information requests in recent days. Some perfectly reasonable FOI requests are being turned down for the strangest of reasons. In light of the allegations of bullying by [...]

October 17, 2014 City of York Council
The Information Commissioner's Office

ICO Forces Scarborough Council To Admit Futurist Figures Made Up

On the 17th July 2014, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Decision Notice FS50536742 against Scarborough Borough Council (SBC). The Decision Notice issued relates to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by campaigners attempting to Save the Futurist Theatre from [...]

August 4, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council